Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 31 August 2014

Linkin Park teaming up with UN

Mike Shinoda and the band began funding disaster relief efforts worldwide after the 2004 tsunami in Asia

Rock band Linkin Park are joining forces with the UN to bring clean energy to Haitian families.

Band members joined Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at a news conference announcing their involvement in an initiative to replace dirty energy sources like kerosene, charcoal and wood with solar and other clean, sustainable power.

Rapper and co-frontman Mike Shinoda said the band began funding disaster relief efforts worldwide after the devastating 2004 tsunami in Asia.

Linkin Park's albums include Hybrid Theory and Meteora. It has sold more 50 million albums worldwide and has won two Grammy awards.

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